Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention click throgh

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Alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention click throgh

  1. 1. Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Prevention http://www.head-fi.org/t/411439/cigarette-fi
  2. 2. http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/Home/Archive/Drinking_among_youth_remains_a_big_ problem.html?cid=7335368 ALCOHOL IS THE MOST COMMONLY USEDAND ABUSED DRUG AMONG YOUTH IN THE UNITED STATES.
  3. 3. Today, this lesson willexplore the effects of alcohol on teens. http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=240&np=158&i d=2098
  4. 4. In this lesson you will learn about:•The facts associated with underagedrinking•What effects alcohol has on theteenage brain•Ways to prevent underage drinking
  5. 5. One 1 oz. shot of hard alcohol has thesame amount of alcohol as one 12 oz. beer.http://www.ehow.co.uk/how_8122374_drink-shot-alcohol.html http://www.collegehappenings.com/college/25- cheap-beers-to-avoid-at-all-costs/
  6. 6. The 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey foundthat among high school students, duringthe past 30 days: 42% drank some amount of alcohol. 24% binge drank. 10% drove after drinking alcohol. 28% rode with a driver who had been drinking alcohol. http://www.paht.info/factsandsta ts.html
  7. 7. So far we have learned:•The facts associated with underagedrinking•What effects alcohol has on the teenagebrain•Ways to prevent underagedrinking
  8. 8. Alcoholand theTeenageBrain http://www.weteachwelearn.org/2010/05/teaching-the-teen-brain/
  9. 9. Among its many effects on the brain and brain function—such as impairing balance, motor coordination, anddecision making—alcohol interferes with the drinker’sability to form memories. The Hippocampus is the area of the brain that is very vulnerable to the effects of alcohol. http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh284/213-221.htm Alcohol disrupts a person’s ability to form new, lasting memories.
  10. 10. The photo below is the brain activity of a 15-year-old male non-drinker and that of a heavy 15-year-old drinker.Teens whobegin drinkingbefore 15 arefour times morelikely tobecome alcoholdependent asadults. http://www.maddky.org/get_the_fact.html
  11. 11. So far we have learned:•The facts associated with underagedrinking•What effects alcohol has on theteenage brain•Ways to prevent underagedrinking
  12. 12. ENFORCEMENT
  13. 13. http://sundial.csun.edu/2009/10/report-finds-students-consuming-less-alcohol-than-in-previous-years/
  14. 14. So far we have learned:•The facts associated with underagedrinking•What effects alcohol has on theteenage brain•Ways to prevent underagedrinking
  15. 15. Let’s review what we have learned today.•Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug in theUnited States.•Alcohol disrupts a person’s ability to form new, lastingmemories.•Teens who begin drinking before 15 are four times morelikely to become alcohol dependent as adults.•Development of comprehensive community-basedprograms, especially in schools, can help in preventing theuse of alcohol by youth.
  16. 16. FACTS:http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/underage-drinking.htm - Slides 2, 6, 12, 13, 15.http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh284/213-221.htm - Slides 9 and 15http://www.maddky.org/get_the_fact.html - Slides 10 and 15
  17. 17. THE ENDhttp://www.istockphoto.com/stock-photo-14911080-pouring-alcohol-into-a-shot-glas.php

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